Russia faces partial ban from Pyeongchang Olympics, Dec. 5
Information that the Russians doped their athletes isn’t a surprise, however the truth the nation has been banned from the Winter Olympics is.
Nonetheless, permitting “clear” opponents from Russia to compete as people is a posh subject. They absolutely will need to have been conscious of the doping program. Silence actually is assist by permitting the wrong-doing to proceed.
The puzzling factor about doping and dishonest on the whole is, why? Athletes and nations can’t really feel any satisfaction in a tarnished medal.
The emphasis in sport ought to be participation and pleasure relatively than a determined have to win.
Dennis Fitzgerald, Melbourne, Australia
It’s official: the Worldwide Olympic Committee has extra guts than U.S. President Donald Trump and the complete Republican Get together.
Peter Omnet, Willowdale